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Music, Touring and Educating

Adam DeAngelis | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam DeAngelis

With today's technology, no one has an excuse not to get involved. You never know whose life you're going to change, or who you'll inspire to do great things.

Nonprofit Trends: Charitable Giving in 2013

Marc Chardon | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Marc Chardon

Earlier this month, the company I have the privilege of leading released its 2012 Charitable Giving Report. Although we look at giving all the time, releasing a charitable giving index every month (included above), this report was a time for us both to reflect on the year behind us and to hear from experts from a variety of nonprofit sub-sectors.

Theatre Brings New Perspective to Global Health Issues

Bruce E. Whitacre | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Bruce E. Whitacre

Global Health and the Arts demonstrates how crucial a theatre can be in addressing complex technical and social issues, especially when they intertwine.

Nonprofit Brands in the Age of Supporter Shift (Part 1)

Marc Chardon and Hal Williams | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Marc Chardon and Hal Williams

We've evolved to a point where, brands -- and a focus on branding -- are everywhere. And brands have become especially important in the nonprofit sector.

IT Internships Provide Invaluable Opportunities to ITWorks Students

Tech Impact | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Tech Impact

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifSince graduating from ITWorks, Jarell is close to completing his Associate's Degree as a CIS major while working in the Information Technology department at a prestigious and historic social club in Philadelphia, The Union League.

A Long-Term Plan for the Future

Tech Impact | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Tech Impact

Brian graduated from the ITWorks program and is completing an extended internship with Independence Blue Cross. He is eager to start a full-time position, and has proven to be a hard worker and quick learner.

Everyone Needs a Bed

Marc Joseph | Posted 03.05.2013 | Impact
Marc Joseph

Homelessness, poverty, recession; you would hope that a New Year would wipe away all of the bad things that have happened to our nation... but it does not. We still wake up in 2013 with the same issues we had in 2012. Is there any hope in sight?

Hats Off to the Aid Workers

Janice Kamenir-Reznik | Posted 02.09.2013 | Impact
Janice Kamenir-Reznik

It is these workers who not only breathe life back into the bereft genocide survivor, but who also help that survivor re-ignite her own spark.

The Poor, the Elderly, the Disabled Stand to Lose the Most

Marc Joseph | Posted 02.03.2013 | Impact
Marc Joseph

In reality, giving has got to come from the heart, not because you are saving some money in taxes. In actuality, though, movements by the government to guide how we live and spend our money are a major influence on how non-profits get funding.

Holes in the Safety Net

Marc Joseph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Marc Joseph

It does not matter if you are a Democrat or Republican or Independent. We are all obligated to help the less fortunate in our community.

Establish A Tradition of Giving

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 01.01.2013 | Impact
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

My three children are beginning to understand the importance of supporting organizations which give back to the community.

A Year's Tuition or a Pedicure? How Small Donations Create Big Changes at a Senegalese High School

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 11.13.2012 | Impact
Mary Pauline Lowry

The teachers taught science by drawing examples of experiments on the chalkboard. Teachers and students expressed a desire for science equipment to "make learning science real." So HOPE for Senegal raised money to build a science lab.

Face Forward to Confront Domestic Violence in Beverly Hills (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Tanya Young Williams

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month but victims of domestic violence need our help every day of the year.

No School Left Behind

Marc Joseph | Posted 10.03.2012 | Education
Marc Joseph

Obviously our public education system is so much better than it was 100 years ago. But are our schools any better than they were last year or 5 years ago or even 10 years ago?

Stars on Stage, Red Carpet and in the Sky at Design Care 2012 (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 09.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete had shown their appreciation for the support of HollyRod in a glamorous manner. The Design Care 2012 was a huge success financially, socially and aesthetically.

A New Way To Build: Creating 21st Century Social Enterprises

Alexandra Pyke | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact
Alexandra Pyke

To date, entrepreneurs have been faced with a false choice of doing good or making money, but why can't you do both?

NFL Legend Boomer Esiason Spreads Awareness About Cystic Fibrosis Via Twitter

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.30.2012 | Impact
Shira Lazar

As a former football player, Esiason's dream of being the star quarterback and winning the Superbowl has been outseated by something much more valuable.

Best Credit Cards for Going Green

Curtis Arnold | Posted 06.24.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Not all cards are as green as they claim; industry observers often accuse banks of "greenwashing" their most basic cards with logos of well-known charities, without addressing long-term environmental preservation efforts.

Not Passing Over!!

Janine Francolini | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Janine Francolini

The first night of Passover and Good Friday -- a powerful spiritual double header for sure. After a long day of meetings talking about mental health a...

Dropping the "F" Bomb

Enid Borden | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Enid Borden

It's always that time of year. Those of us who beg for loose change have to drop that bomb on an almost daily basis: the Fundraising Bomb. Today the role of the non-profit is more urgent and more important than ever. And yet that work is harder and harder than ever.

Superman's Not Coming

Max Skolnik | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Max Skolnik

It's time to believe and invest in our communities again. We're going to build a new partnership between a government motivated by the public good and a non-profit sector driven by compassion and innovation.

Partnership (Or, We Can't Do It All by Ourselves)

Hayden Bixby | Posted 05.05.2012 | Impact
Hayden Bixby

Lately, I'm increasingly aware that I participate in another kind of stewardship. Not just of the relationship between individuals and Cura, but also between other organizations and ours. The work we do has both built and relied upon partnership.

Non-Profit's Nerdy Sister: Youth Development

Steve Larosiliere | Posted 05.02.2012 | Education
Steve Larosiliere

Youth development programs teach important skills such as teamwork, communication skills, goal setting, and how to have fun. It's a much-needed outlet for many youth and places them on a road to success.

Mochas at The White House

Kuae Kelch Mattox | Posted 04.28.2012 | Black Voices
Kuae Kelch Mattox

It's not often that I'm blown away by an invite, but when 150 leaders from Mocha Moms were invited to the White House for a private event last week, I had to pinch myself a few times just to make sure I wasn't dreaming.

An Ecosystem for Innovation in Higher Education

Saul Garlick | Posted 04.22.2012 | Education
Saul Garlick

What is the force moving this mountain? After all, universities are decentralized, lumbering bureaucracies that don't exactly embrace monolithic approaches to anything, especially if it is primarily focused on practical application.